Health Services Research (HSR) Methods
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Resources on the Field of HSR

Journal Articles

Berwick, D.M. "The John Eisenberg Lecture: Health Services Research as a Citizen in Improvement." Health Services Research. Vol. 40, No. 2, April 2005, pp. 317-36.

Eisenberg, J.M. "Health Services In a Market-Oriented Health Care System," Health Affairs, Vol. 17, No. 1, January/February 1998, pp. 98-108.

Forest, C.B. et al. "Health Services Research Doctoral Core Competencies," BMC Health Services Research. Vol. 9, No. 107, June 2009.

Kindig, D. A., et al. "Needs and Challenges for Health Services Research at Academic Health Centers," Academic Medicine. Vol. 74, No. 11, pp.1193-1201.

Lohr, K. and D. Steinwachs, "Health Services Research: An Evolving Definition of the Field," Health Services Research, Vol. 37, No. 1, February 2002, pp. 15-17.

Maciejewski, M., et al. "Common Methodological Terms in Health Services Research and Their Symptoms," Medical Care. Vol. 20, No. 6, 2002, pp. 477-84.

Mays, G.P., et al. "Making Public Health Improvement Real: the Vital Role of Systems Research," Journal of Public Health Management Practice. Vol. 10, 2004, pp.183-185.

Mays, G., et al. “Behind the Curve? What We Know and Need to Learn from Public Health Systems Research,” Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2003.

Pittman, P. and E. Holve. "The Health Services Researcher of 2020: A Summit to Assess the Field's Workforce Needs," Health Services Research, Vol. 44, No. 6, December 2009, pp. 2198-213.

Scutchfield, D. et al. "Public Health Services and Systems Research," American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 169-171.

Shortell, S. "The Need for Interdisciplinary-based Theory," Health Services Research, Vol. 34, No. 1, April 1999, pp. 1-5.

"Special Issue of Health Services Research on Public Health Services and Systems Research," Health Services Research, Vol. 44, No. 5p2, October 2009, pp. 1773-925.

White, Kerr. "The Kerr White Health Care Collection." University of Virginia. 2006.


Health Services Research: A Historical Perspective, 2000. The National Library of Medicine: National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR).

Updated December 8, 2009